The report briefly defines genome sequencing and how, by improving our understanding of genetic activity, we can determine how best to use genetics in screening. This report explores how genomic technologies can help us to improve screening programmes, and opportunities
This report contains recommendations to adapt decision making to fit rare diseases, to embrace the potential of screening as a rare disease identification system, and to take advantage of developments in technology.
Genetic Alliance UK report commissioned by Genomics England to seek the views of patients and carers around the introduction of whole genome sequencing (WGS) into the NHS. They also wanted to hear about people’s experiences of taking part in the
Latest Chief Medical Officer’s report considers current and future UK engagement with global health. The report consists of 21 letters from global health leaders to the Chief Medical Officer and their rsponse, responding summary, recommendations and epilogue. The report publishes
Information on the genomic services and development unit (GSDU) and the DNA sequencing services it provides to laboratories. GSDU provides genomic services including next generation sequencing, Sanger sequencing and fragment analysis.
Within 20 years, 90% of all jobs in the NHS will require some element of digital skills. Staff will need to be able to navigate a data-rich healthcare environment. All staff will need digital and genomics literacy. This Review is about both
This report summarise research evaluating the main legal barriers to the better use of health data for pharmaceutical innovation. Issues are evaluated according to barriers arising in utilising data to support key activities across the lifecycle of a medicine: epidemiology
This case study outlines the process undertaken by Public Health England (PHE) to establish the central WGS service. It also outlines the transformation of a national bacteriology reference laboratory into a genomics-led service. This includes: changes in workflows working practices and revisions to
Genomics is the study of a person’s entire DNA sequence. It has the potential to transform medical care and improve patient outcomes across the world and in the NHS. This response to the House of Commons Science and Technology Committee’s
Genomics has the potential to transform medical care across the world and in the NHS as well as dramatically improve patient outcomes in the UK and globally. The UK is considered to be a world leader in the development of Genomics. The
Review of how the workforce needed to be prepared to work with new technologies. The interim report proposes three key themes and three guiding principles and calls for evidence to inform the final report. Themes: Genomics Digital Medicine AI and
Outlines the key issues arising from an evidence session which was held to explore whether and how the NDG might help to address concerns about the legitimacy of genomic data sharing within the NHS for direct care and routine service delivery.
Annual CMO report that looks at genomics, exploring how they are currently utilises the health and care system and how its potential may be developed. Topics covered include the care and treatment of cancer, diagnosing rare diseases, the use of genomics in screening and ‘personalised’ prevention,